Federal

Safe Boating Week Begins with May 2-4 Long Weekend

May 22, 2017 @ 08:19 Ah, long weekends.  There are only four during the summer so each one is cherished by Canadians but this one coming up carries special significance for boaters and cottagers.  (There are few things we Canadians cherish more than our long weekends.  One such long weekend carries special significance for boaters and cottagers.)  It’s the May ...

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Dean Brody Unveils Canada150 Stamp celebrating Trans-Canada Highway

May 22, 2017 @ 08:15   Country music star Dean Brody, while on tour, unveiled a stamp that captures the Trans-Canada Highway, the 8,000-kilometre ribbon of adventures, dreams and memories – and a key economic artery for Canadian business. Brody, winner of multiple Juno Awards and more than a dozen Canadian Country Music Awards, took a few hours away from ...

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Canada Road Safety Week is May 16 – 22

May 17, 2017 @ 08:44   May 16- 22, 2017 marks Canada Road Safety Week, a national campaign aimed at making Canada’s roads the safest in the world. This campaign is a police initiative designed to remind people that an essential part of the enforcement component is to save lives and reduce injuries on our roadways. Educating the public about safe ...

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Royal Canadian Mint Unveils Terry Fox Dollar…

The Royal Canadian Mint today celebrated the legacy of Terry Fox by unveiling the Terry Fox one dollar commemorative circulation coin that will begin circulating on April 4, just in time for the 25th anniversary of the Marathon of Hope. Eleven million Terry Fox dollars will be produced. Another nine million coins will be issued in September 2005 to coincide ...

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Tony Martin (Sault MP) Supports Tax Break for Volunteer Firefighters…

A bill that would amend the Income Tax Act to allow volunteer firefighters and other volunteer emergency workers to qualify for a tax deduction has the support of Tony Martin, Sault MP. “People are volunteering in very challenging and dangerous sectors, like firefighting. They should be recognized for that in some modest recompense for their efforts, contributions, hours and time ...

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